3 Reasons You're Not Getting Stronger In Gym

3 Major Reasons You’re NOT Progressing In the Gym

I see a lot of mistakes made in the gym, and the thing is, many of them are the same mistakes, made over and over and over again. Of course, the reason I notice is probably because I’ve made...
Luke Richardson Becomes Youngest to Total Over 1,000kg

Luke Richardson Becomes Youngest Athlete to Total Over 1,000kg

Over the weekend at the Junior Mens Classic British Championships, 120kg+ powerlifter Luke Richardson completed one of his long-term goals, which was a monumental feat in the sport of powerlifting. At the young age of 21, Richardson has become...
Steve Reeves Training Lessons

3 Training Rules Taken From Bodybuilding Legend “Hercules”

Arnold may be the GOAT, but you don’t have to look far down the list of bodybuilding legends before you get to Steve Reeves. Reeves not only won the 1947 Mr. America contest — at the time, the world’s...
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The IPF Is Getting Rid of the Wilks Formula

It looks like the Wilks formula is on its way out. The International Powerlifting Federation’s General Assembly will be held on November 4 in Sweden this year (at the same time as the IPF World Championships) and the meeting’s agenda...
Cailer Woolam 430kg Deadlift World Record

Cailer Woolam Deadlifts 430kg, Breaks All-Time World Record

Over the weekend, powerlifter Cailer Woolam showed once again why they call him the doctor of deadlifts. At the World Raw Powerlifting Federation (WRPF) World Championships, Woolam competed against some of the strongest athletes in the world in the...
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Why Women Can Handle More Training Volume Than Men

Strong /strôNG/ adjective: having the power to move heavy weights or perform other physically demanding tasks. Based on Google's top definition of the word, you can plainly see how anything strength-related has always had more of a masculine filter to...

How Timed Holds Can Improve Your Squat, Bench, and Deadlift

Back in the 1960s, the iron game world was a lot smaller than it is today. Now, we’re nearly overwhelmed by choices — what websites to read, which barbell is best, what shoes to wear, and dozens or hundreds...
Powerlifting Meet Prep Pitfalls and Solutions

3 Powerlifting Meet Prep Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

As soon as you start to get serious about powerlifting, things change. Maybe you start to pay a little more attention to your training program, and then you decide to set some ambitious goals — say, deadlifting 600 pounds...
Bryce Lewis Discussed Fatigue and Performance

IPF World Champion Bryce Lewis Explains the Relationship Between Fatigue and Performance

On a day-to-day basis, it's generally understood that our bodies are probably not going to feel the same, especially when it comes to the feeling of fatigue. And when you factor in things like hour-long gym sessions, maximal bouts...

10 Shoulder Press Variations to Build Upper Body Strength

The shoulder press is a movement used by most strength, power, and fitness athletes to increase overhead strength, pressing abilities, and add significant size and strength to the shoulders (and upper chest, traps, and triceps). The shoulder press has...


Programming Corrective Exercise in Weightlifting and Functional Fitness: A Coach’s Perspective

Corrective exercises play a vital role in the long-term health, development, and overall success of training clients and athletes. One role of a coach...

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